Period
to 18 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 907 824 770
Rank change year-on-year -83 -54 +31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 275 450 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.22% 1.83% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 242 375 432
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -16.67%

Microsoft App-V is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22542 24651 25404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.74% 12.47% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19027 20912 21014
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V.

Salary trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the UK over the 6 months to 18 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -111 244 £50,000 +17.65% 19
UK excluding London -21 165 £45,000 +11.11% 11
London -42 104 £55,000 +22.22% 8
South East +24 49 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Midlands +44 37 £37,500 -6.25%
West Midlands +21 29 £37,500 -4.64%
Scotland +35 24 £57,500 +41.98% 1
South West +17 23 £35,000 -4.11%
East of England -4 20 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North of England -55 9 £47,500 +9.20% 4
East Midlands +32 8 £35,000 -12.50%
North West -59 5 £56,250 +18.42% 3
Yorkshire +13 4 £45,000 +23.29%
Wales - 3 £36,116 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 236 (85.82%) Windows
2 207 (75.27%) SCCM
3 196 (71.27%) Microsoft
4 163 (59.27%) Active Directory
5 161 (58.55%) Citrix
6 150 (54.55%) PowerShell
7 137 (49.82%) VMware
8 109 (39.64%) Windows 10
9 106 (38.55%) Windows 7
10 104 (37.82%) Windows Server
11 99 (36.00%) Application Packaging
12 98 (35.64%) MSI
13 97 (35.27%) ITIL
13 97 (35.27%) XenApp
14 88 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 86 (31.27%) Windows Server 2008
16 82 (29.82%) AppSense
17 78 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
18 67 (24.36%) XenDesktop
19 63 (22.91%) Microsoft Azure
20 55 (20.00%) DNS
20 55 (20.00%) Hyper-V
21 52 (18.91%) SQL Server
22 51 (18.55%) Office 365
23 50 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
23 50 (18.18%) DHCP
24 47 (17.09%) Finance
25 46 (16.73%) SCOM
26 45 (16.36%) MS Exchange
27 43 (15.64%) HP

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 31 (11.27%) IIS
3 25 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 20 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (6.18%) Skype for Business
6 12 (4.36%) Confluence
7 11 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.55%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.18%) CMS
10 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.73%) Drupal
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (8.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.36%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.36%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 63 (22.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (18.55%) Office 365
3 15 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (4.00%) G Suite
5 9 (3.27%) IaaS
5 9 (3.27%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.73%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (20.00%) DNS
2 50 (18.18%) DHCP
3 26 (9.45%) Internet
3 26 (9.45%) NetScaler
4 22 (8.00%) SAN
5 20 (7.27%) TCP/IP
6 13 (4.73%) Firewall
6 13 (4.73%) WAN
7 12 (4.36%) LAN
8 11 (4.00%) NAS
8 11 (4.00%) Network Security
9 9 (3.27%) MPLS
10 8 (2.91%) Skype
11 7 (2.55%) iSCSI
11 7 (2.55%) WebEx
12 6 (2.18%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.45%) Kerberos
13 4 (1.45%) LDAP
13 4 (1.45%) PCoIP
13 4 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (1.82%) MySQL
3 5 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.73%) Power BI
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.36%) MS Access
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 98 (35.64%) MSI
2 25 (9.09%) InstallShield
3 13 (4.73%) AdminStudio
4 8 (2.91%) JIRA
5 3 (1.09%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.73%) TestDirector
General
1 47 (17.09%) Finance
2 18 (6.55%) Law
3 13 (4.73%) Banking
3 13 (4.73%) Legal
4 10 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.18%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.45%) Advertising
6 4 (1.45%) Publishing
7 3 (1.09%) Retail
8 2 (0.73%) Electronics
8 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.73%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (22.55%) Analyst
2 50 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 41 (14.91%) Applications Packager
4 38 (13.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 35 (12.73%) Desktop Support
6 21 (7.64%) VMware Engineer
7 20 (7.27%) Support Analyst
8 18 (6.55%) Applications Engineer
8 18 (6.55%) Desktop Analyst
9 17 (6.18%) Citrix Engineer
9 17 (6.18%) Infrastructure Support
9 17 (6.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 17 (6.18%) SCCM Engineer
9 17 (6.18%) Support Engineer
10 16 (5.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 16 (5.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 16 (5.82%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (5.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 15 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (5.45%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.09%) Software Packaging
2 8 (2.91%) HTML
3 7 (2.55%) XMPP
4 6 (2.18%) .NET
5 5 (1.82%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.09%) CSS
7 2 (0.73%) HTML5
7 2 (0.73%) SOAP
8 1 (0.36%) COM
8 1 (0.36%) JSON
8 1 (0.36%) Web Services
8 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.45%) Fat Client
1 26 (9.45%) Thin Client
2 21 (7.64%) Clustering
3 18 (6.55%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.36%) BYOD
5 10 (3.64%) iPad
5 10 (3.64%) Virtual Team
6 9 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.91%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.91%) Robotics
7 8 (2.91%) User Experience
8 7 (2.55%) Hedge funds
9 6 (2.18%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.18%) PKI
10 5 (1.82%) Replication
11 4 (1.45%) CESG
11 4 (1.45%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.09%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 236 (85.82%) Windows
2 109 (39.64%) Windows 10
3 106 (38.55%) Windows 7
4 104 (37.82%) Windows Server
5 88 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 86 (31.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (9.09%) Linux
8 17 (6.18%) Mac OS X
9 10 (3.64%) Apple iOS
9 10 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.55%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.55%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.55%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.73%) CentOS
13 2 (0.73%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (36.00%) Application Packaging
2 97 (35.27%) ITIL
3 35 (12.73%) Migration
4 31 (11.27%) Application Virtualisation
4 31 (11.27%) Service Delivery
5 28 (10.18%) Configuration Management
5 28 (10.18%) Personalization
6 25 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
7 24 (8.73%) Asset Management
7 24 (8.73%) Security Patching
8 21 (7.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 21 (7.64%) Software Distribution
9 17 (6.18%) IT Strategy
10 16 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (5.82%) Task Automation
11 15 (5.45%) Investment Management
12 14 (5.09%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.09%) Service Management
12 14 (5.09%) Validation
13 13 (4.73%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 39 (14.18%) VBScript
3 34 (12.36%) SQL
4 9 (3.27%) C#
5 8 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.91%) VB
6 7 (2.55%) VBA
7 4 (1.45%) Java
8 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.73%) PHP
8 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (10.18%) Security Cleared
3 25 (9.09%) MCSE
4 14 (5.09%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.36%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (4.00%) CCA
7 8 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.55%) Degree
9 6 (2.18%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.82%) CCNA
10 5 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.45%) VCP4
11 4 (1.45%) VCP5
12 3 (1.09%) CITP
12 3 (1.09%) MCTS
13 2 (0.73%) MCP
14 1 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.36%) QA
2 10 (3.64%) SLA
3 3 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) DICOM
4 1 (0.36%) HL7
4 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 163 (59.27%) Active Directory
2 97 (35.27%) XenApp
3 78 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (24.36%) XenDesktop
5 55 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 50 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (8.73%) vSphere
8 20 (7.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (4.73%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (4.00%) XenServer
11 10 (3.64%) Xen
12 8 (2.91%) BitLocker
12 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (2.55%) vCloud
13 7 (2.55%) VMware Server
13 7 (2.55%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (2.18%) Terminal Services
15 3 (1.09%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.73%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 207 (75.27%) SCCM
2 46 (16.73%) SCOM
3 19 (6.91%) ThinApp
4 15 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (5.45%) SCOrch
5 11 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 11 (4.00%) WSUS
6 9 (3.27%) Ansible
6 9 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.27%) XenMobile
7 7 (2.55%) EdgeSight
7 7 (2.55%) Puppet
7 7 (2.55%) SCDPM
7 7 (2.55%) SCVMM
7 7 (2.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.82%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.82%) Nagios
9 4 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.09%) WMI
Vendors
1 196 (71.27%) Microsoft
2 161 (58.55%) Citrix
3 137 (49.82%) VMware
4 82 (29.82%) AppSense
5 43 (15.64%) Cisco
5 43 (15.64%) HP
6 20 (7.27%) Google
7 18 (6.55%) Apple
7 18 (6.55%) IBM
7 18 (6.55%) Symantec
8 13 (4.73%) Dell
9 10 (3.64%) Sophos
10 9 (3.27%) EMC
10 9 (3.27%) LANDesk
10 9 (3.27%) McAfee
10 9 (3.27%) NetApp
10 9 (3.27%) SolarWinds
11 8 (2.91%) Blue Prism
11 8 (2.91%) Oracle
12 7 (2.55%) Nokia